September 19th, 2014
Waning Crescent Moon
moon
Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars July 6: Summer Stargazing!

As we approach the heart of the summer season, we reach an excellent time to see the best features of the seasonal night sky.

Seth Jarvis

Exo-Exo-Exo

As recently as the mid 1990’s if you wanted to talk about real planets you were limited to our own solar system – Mercury, Venus, Earth, etc.

Seth Jarvis

Cool Factoid About Galaxies

In his Bad Astronomy blog post today, Phil Plait describes a new and exciting explanation for why spiral galaxies get all spirally.

Robert Bigelow

Summer Solstice 2013

Sun worshipers rejoice! Here in the Northern Hemisphere, summer officially begins on Thursday, June 20 at 11:04 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

Seth Jarvis

Here There Be Dragons!

Did you know that the name of the original vampire, Dracula, in old Romanian translates into “The son of Dracul” and that Vlad Dracul got that name because he was a member of “The Order of Draco?”

Duke Johnson

Oh, What a Night! Part 2

After a tremendous run of shooting in the alcove, everything quieted down a bit, so we decided to relocate back to the Canon 6D camera and the fisheye lens as temps were now below -30F

Mike Murray

New Show: “Secret Lives of Stars”!

Come enjoy an amazing journey through the stars and galaxies as we explore the birth, life, and death of stars. “Secret Lives of Stars” is a production of Evans & Sutherland of Salt Lake City,

Duke Johnson

Oh, What a Night! Part 1

Our last day in Yellowknife was more of the same (cold and not enough time for everything) with the added complication of finding another place to stay for a few hours,

Seth Jarvis

When Planetariums Save Lives

Exactly 50 years ago today, the education an astronaut received in a planetarium saved his life.